Software Engineer in Test

Plano, TX 75024

Posted: 08/22/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Software Engineer Job Number: 50999

Job Description
  • Build and maintain an automated test infrastructure of a large-scale system comprising of components developed in multiple programming paradigms (Java stack, Golang applications, Salesforce CRM, etc.)
  • Write, execute and maintain end-to-end system integration scenarios and user acceptance scenarios for the large-scale platform
  • Translate user stories into test scenarios and cases and provide feedback to ensure testability of all stories
  • Collaborate with other business groups and external teams for end-to-end integration
  • Partner with developers to create, maintain and execute automated unit and integration tests
  • Collaborate with DevOps to integrate the automated tests in the CI/CD pipelines
  • Work with Product Owners and users to execute user tests
  • Own delivery of work from top to bottom, from concept to code to production
  • Develop tools and libraries that will enable rapid and scalable development in the future

Qualifications
  • You are smart and can demonstrate it
  • You have 5+ years of experience developing and testing software
  • You have 2+ years of hands-on experience creating and maintaining test automation and associated infrastructure
  • You have proficiency in Python and/or Golang
  • You are very fluent in one or more test automation tools like PyUnit, pytest, Robot, Selenium, Postman, JUnit, etc., and have solved several real-life problems using these
  • You are very fluent in behavior driven development and test driven development scenarios and frameworks such as Cucumber, Jbehave/ JGiven, etc.
  • You have experience in estimation, prioritization and planning/coordination of testing activities in a Scrum environment
  • You are excellent in setting up and using systems like Jira for tracking purposes and ensuring traceability among test cases, code and requirements
  • You practice empathy when dealing with the team and stakeholders
  • You are not afraid to spend time performing manual tests yet have the urge to automate those as efficiently as possible
  • You can manage ambiguity and are comfortable being set loose without a lot of direction. You can manage external dependencies from partners and suppliers
  • You are confident in expressing your point of view from a position of knowledge and experience. You are also receptive to feedback and open to revising your plans when appropriate
  • We think the knowledge acquired earning a degree Computer Science would be of great value in this position, but if you' re smart and have the experience that backs up your abilities, for us, talent trumps degree every time

Preferred Skills

 
  • Experience in validation or delivery of connected car services is a plus
  • Proficiency in testing micro-services based architecture and testing on Azure or AWS cloud stack is a plus

 
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